Law & Order: Season 12, Episode 14

Missing (6 Feb. 2002)

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A former aide for a state senator disappears and later turns up dead. The investigation uncovers an affair with a powerful state official, and that she was pregnant.

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A former aide for a state senator disappears and later turns up dead. The investigation uncovers an affair with a powerful state official, and that she was pregnant.

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Loosely based on the ''Ripped from the Headlines'' news story of California Congressman Gary Condit and missing intern Chandra Levy, whose skeletal remains were later found in a Washington, D.C. park. See more »

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Detective Ed Green: It'll be nice not looking at a dead body for a change.
Detective Lennie Briscoe: Still, they could've called in Missin Persons.
Detective Ed Green: I don't know if you noticed, but Missing Persons is pretty busy lately.
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Anyone else spot the gaping flaw?
18 February 2012 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, I love L & O, so I found it quite surprising that they made such an obvious error (admittedly only obvious to me about 5 minutes after it finished :-) ).

Entertainment-wise, the episode is well up to the usual standard, so maybe I'm just nitpicking; but I did wonder if anybody else spotted it. If you want to watch for yourself and see if you can, DON'T read on.

SPOILER:

The twist in the tail suggests that the wife might have conspired to the murder; however, that would require there to have been collusion between her and her husband's biker friend, who actually *did* do it (not in question). Otherwise, how could she have known who to pay?

Not only is that not even suggested in the preamble, but it seems highly unlikely (a) that she would have had such a close relationship with a none-too-kosher chum of her husband, and (b) that she could have found a way to link her husband to the crime at all (the idea we're supposed to buy is that she incriminated him as an act of revenge).

At the very least the writers are guilty of introducing 'facts not in evidence'; at worst, it doesn't really hang together at all.

However, the episode does say that it was inspired by a real-life incident, which makes me wonder what it was.


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